The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
This is the last train of the day.
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3 h 48 m
3 h 57 m
Trains per day
Of the 4 trains that leave Saarbrücken for Basel every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||118 miles (191 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 56 min|
|Average train ticket price||$37 (€33)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Saarbrücken to Basel cover the 118 miles (191 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 56 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $29 (€26), but the average price of train tickets is $37 (€33). Travelers depart most frequently from Saarbrücken Hbf and arrive in Basel SBB.
Find the best trains from Saarbrücken to Basel with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $29 (€26). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Saarbrücken to Basel train.
Travel by train between Saarbrücken, Germany and Basel, Switzerland is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 5/9/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Saarbrücken and Basel closer to your date of departure here
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Basel to Saarbrücken is: Partially open
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
What are the requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 5/16/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Saarbrücken from Basel here.
There are a few train stations in Saarbrücken to start your journey from including Saarbrücken Hbf, Saarbrücken and Saarbrücken Ost. In Basel you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Saarbrücken Hbf and arrive in Basel SBB.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Saarbrücken Hbf and travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Basel SBB and need to travel approximately 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the train station to the city center in Basel.
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